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If I Had a Wife

I learned “If I Had a Wife” from the great concertina duet album “Na Fir Bolg” by Jack Talty and Cormac Begley. They play if after another great slide called, “Paddy Cronin’s”.

This album was released back in 2011 and nearly ten years later it is still one of my favourite albums. It was released by Raelach Records, visit their website here.

X:1
T:If I Had A Wife
R:slide
M:12/8
L:1/8
K:Gmaj
|:B2A ABd e2d d2B|AGA B2A G2D D2A|
B2A ABd e2d d2B|1 AGA B2A G3 G2A:|2 AGA B2A G3 G2e||
|:d2g gfg age dBd|e2a aba g2a bge|
d2g gfg age dBd|1 efg aba g3 g2e:|2 efg aba g3 g2A||

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